Laugavegur trail is one of the most famous hiking trails in Iceland and for a good reason; Magnificent landscapes, dreamlike colours and of course the unspoiled nature. The hike is 55 kilometers and usually takes 3 days. We spend the nights in highland cabins (dormitory) on the way, far from the buzz of the city.
Airport transfer, 4*Hotel accommodations in Reykjavík and lodges in Landmannalaugar, Hvanngil, Emstrur and Þórsmörk. All meals on the hike, transport of luggage on the hike.
Day 1, August 23rd. Reykjavík
We will pick you up at the airport in Keflavik and drive you to 4* Hotel Natura in Reykjavik.
You stay there for one night and have an opportunity to explore the city by yourself .
Day 2, August 24th. Landmannalaugar
The morning after we start our tour by driving to Landmannalaugar nature reserve where we stay for one night. Giving us the chance to explore the area and take some hikes around this unique place where lava and colourful rhyolite mountains are sure to take your breath away. In the evening you can relax in the hot pool before hitting the bunks to rest for the following days.
Day 3, August 25th. Hvanngil
We start our hike early in the morning because our first day in the Laugavegur trail is the longest. On this day you can expect some steep hills and river crossing before we reach our accommodation place for the night – Hvanngil. We enjoy a nutritious meal in Hvanngil and rest after a great day of hiking.
Day 4, August 26th. Emstrur
On day two we have a nice stroll compared to the day before. We start by crossing two rivers and then we make our way over a black sand desert on our way to Emstrur where we will spend the night. After dinner, a walk to the stunning Markarfljótsgljúfur canyon is a great end to this day.
Day 5, August 27th. Þórsmörk
Day 3 on hiking takes us all the way to Þórsmörk, the ending (final) point of the Laugavegur trail. The landscape on this part of the trail changes from black sand to mossy gravel, to lava, until we reach the woods of Þórsmörk. Just before we enter the green oasis there is yet another river crossing so we can cool down our tired feet.
Day 6, August 28th.
We head back to Hotel Natura in Reykjavik and relax for the rest of the day. There will be a trip to a beach very close to your hotel for those who are interested.
Day 7, August 29th.
We will take you on a tour of the famous Golden Circle to enjoy Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring´s area and Þingvellir National park.
Day 8, August 30th.
We drive you back to the airport.
You will have a highly qualified guide and an excellent chef throughout the hike. The guide is a well
experienced personal trainer and a life coach. Those who want coaching on the walk will be most welcome. The chef has been in the restaurant business for many years.
We will always be at your service during your stay. If there is anything you are especially interested in during your stay in Reykjavík, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you.
Tour Availability August 23rd – 30th August 2018
Length: 8 days
Cost from: US $ 4000
Highlights of the tour: Highlands, Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk, Emstrur, Hvanngil
Lodging: 7 nights hotels and lodges
Meals: All meals are included on the hiking tour
Activity: Hiking, nature exploring, sightseeing, natural hot spring bathing
Difficulty: From 1-5 this is a 3. Suitable for people in physically good condition.
Availability: 18 pax
Accommodations in Reykjavík: You will be staying at Reykjavík Hotel Natura
If you bring suitcase from home, your suitcase will be stored in the hotel while on the hiking trip (you can have your casual clothing in the suitcase). You will need a backpack and/or a duffel bag for transport of clothing and other things you use and need on the hiking trip. Your gear will be transported and will be in the lodge you spend the night in. Please travel as light as possible, Just bring necessary things on the hike. You will carry your own food on the hike (Which we provide) vegetables, fruits, sandwiches and more.